At the Emmys last night, Stephen Colbert tried to take a dig at Trump this way:
— Deadline Hollywood (@DEADLINE) September 18, 2017
— JWF (@JammieWF) September 18, 2017
— Beanfrompa ?? (@BeanfromPa) September 18, 2017
Thats LITERALLY not how that works
— t Big Baller Billson (@MoMoneyBillson) September 18, 2017
Actually it doesn't. https://t.co/JpqUoxj9qF
— God and Freedom (@GodandFreedom17) September 18, 2017
Mmm hmm, and why is that?
No it doesn't. It's voted on by academy members, not the viewing public. https://t.co/mNBtw3DVM4
— neontaster (@neontaster) September 18, 2017
No, that would be the People's Choice awards. Emmy winners are selected by an academy. https://t.co/6ZnpvQeIAk
— Joe Themig (@TheMig29) September 18, 2017
So in other words…
It’s an electoral college!
— Charles C. W. Cooke (@charlescwcooke) September 18, 2017
OUCH! That’s gotta sting the Hollywood Left!
You could even call it an Emmy "Electoral College." https://t.co/MXQ6Bq3kUM
— RBe (@RBPundit) September 18, 2017
It's an electoral college basically.
— Mike Jones (@mostly_lurking) September 18, 2017
Well THAT joke certainly backfired.